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Turner Contemporary Cafe

The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
+44 1843 233000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a really lovely mixed salad here this morning for £4.95, which seemed really reasonable. The cafe had a nice atmosphere with a nice choice of tables in the sun or shade and a great view across the harbour.

Thank CulturalExplorer7
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a shame, despite its fabulous location overlooking the beach and its great modern design, the café has more style than substance and is a terrible let down. I’ve visited the gallery and café more times than I care to recall since it first opened...More

1  Thank polsapart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very expensive cafe, too much competition in Margate now, go somewhere as good but for half the cost. Good lunches. Restricted opening times. Beautiful view over Margate harbour. To hot in summer months.

Thank mutmay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent menu, love that they use local produce, all food well presented and tasty. Would recommend. Nice views across harbour and main sands too.

Thank Brenda V
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced. Lovely service. Nice views. Great food and range of drinks. Nice outdoor area. Highly recommend.

Thank aaronbraddy
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This is a great looking cafe in a terrific location, let down by indifferent/inexperienced staff and tired food. We had lunch around 1pm and there was little choice and what was there looked as if it had sat there for some time. Meagre servings for...More

1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I had a pot of English breakfast tea and a ham and cheese croissant- very enjoyable while looking out over the beach.

Thank DLWKent
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Great coffee, friends tea was good too I am told, and cream tea very good, as were the cakes I am also told! Went twice and as good both times. Staff really helpful and ladies took my loaded tray to our table for me -...More

Thank Mervyn L
Reviewed May 3, 2017

When my wife and I want a coffee in Margate we head for this Cafe because - if you are lucky - you can find a table looking out over the Harbour Arm (made famous by Sky Art's Landscape Artist of the Year Heat held...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed April 27, 2017

The Turner Contemporary Cafe is well worth a visit the food was absolutely delicious. They also have fabulous vegetarian selection which makes a delightful change. Perfect food, service and destination.

Thank Julie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 233000
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Our creative catering team work with honest seasonal food. We are committed to supporting local businesses, with at least 80% of ingredients sourced from independent Kent suppliers and only use fresh ingredients.
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